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06 Jan 2024, 11:18 pm

Are you scared of snakes?



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06 Jan 2024, 11:20 pm

Not really.


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06 Jan 2024, 11:23 pm

Snakes are a part of nature. Why would I be scared of them?


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07 Jan 2024, 12:03 am

No. But they are a common phobia. I used to work in a store that sold greeting cards and there was one with a snake on it and the person who did the store displays was unable to bring herself to touch it, so I had to put it in the display for her.



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07 Jan 2024, 12:15 am

Not really. I even once got my photo taken while holding an albino python. The snake must have been very tame, since a lot of kids were getting their pictures taken with him too, but other people were like, "Nope".



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07 Jan 2024, 1:39 am

I have a healthy respect for them, but I'm not afraid.
Snakes are very common where I live so one gets used to them being around, and if you don't antagonise them, or go poking around under logs and such, they'll usually leave you alone.


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07 Jan 2024, 2:42 am

A little bit, yes. I wouldn't say i was phobic but I don't like the way they move. It makes me feel a bit queasy. I have held them and again the way the muscles move inside just gives me unpleasant feelings.


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07 Jan 2024, 10:12 am

Nope.

But that doesn't mean I'm cocky enough to claim to know how to identify snakes and know (or if I could) any appropriate knowledge of handling any.


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07 Jan 2024, 10:53 am

I don't think so? I mean, as a kid I liked looking at the snakes in a zoo (and mom hated it), but on the other hand, I won't go closer to a viper if I see one, but that's just healthy caution, isn't it? Not that there are lots of snakes around here to begin with; vipers are the only poisonous ones that can be found in the wild around here if I remember correctly.



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07 Jan 2024, 10:59 am

Not at all



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07 Jan 2024, 11:14 am

No, but my dad is. If he gives me trouble, I might purchase one as a pet and it'll live in my room.


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07 Jan 2024, 12:01 pm

I love snakes. One could even say that I’m attached to them.


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07 Jan 2024, 1:16 pm

TwilightPrincess wrote:
I love snakes. One could even say that I’m attached to them.


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I once saw an Adder in the wild. Oddly, I was calm and said 'Oh, that's an Adder' and I let it pass in front of me. Adders are deadly so I'm surprised I was that calm. I recognised it as an Adder because there were warning signs up so I recognised the markings from the signs.

One time I stroked a snake. It was apparently a fairly harmless snake and their owner let me do so. Felt strange. I wouldn't want one as a pet. I'm more of a cat person.


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07 Jan 2024, 2:24 pm

I don't really care for them, but they don't particularly scare me.

There's only one poisonous species near me so they're not exactly a threat.


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07 Jan 2024, 2:48 pm

I dont like to get up close and personal with them.



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07 Jan 2024, 7:44 pm

I'm only afraid of the poisonous snakes but IDK how to tell the difference thanx to bad eyesight. I haven't handled any snakes but I wouldn't mind hanling one if I knew it was non-poisonous.


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